A peek inside the minds of the Valley’s top acquirers (GOOG, CSCO, YHOO, MSFT, Facebook & Twitter): http://bit.ly/bDOEiC
Can Google keep pace with consumers’ evolving use of the web? http://bit.ly/cGgBFj
The perfect thing, just in time for back-to-school… http://bit.ly/anrL86
Startup idea: Perform inceptions by planting ideas into ppl’s heads via dreams. Something tells me the exit will be awesome
A skill that talented comm & semiconductor sales folks have developed is how to thrive in spite of long & nasty sales cyles
now that’s more like it RT @billclerico: Old Spice up 107% in past mo. http://bit.ly/9StKAO (in reply to http://bit.ly/agAKjW)
Digital Future Project survey: Number of respondents who’d be willing to pay to use Twitter - zero: http://bit.ly/bqyh6y
Girl grows record sized cabbage, but what she does with it is the heartwarming story of the day http://yhoo.it/cR3f7m
Something’s wrong if the best revenue opps being projected by the team are the newest ones in the sales funnel
You’re smarter today cuz you now know that there are 2 ATMs on Antarctica. How Wells Fargo does it: http://bit.ly/b4dp7j
Not returning ur call/email? So many reasons why that may be - Don’t assume & keep finding ways to connect, just don’t stalk
Buster Posey. Nuff said.
.@billclerico That campaign would increase sales of nose hair clippers, so that is why data is surprising. hope next qtr is better
.@lizgannes thx. Data was post tv spots, tho right? Let’s hope OldSpice target mkt r also people that watch YouTube
Hysterical video fm College Humor on the re imagining of the Antennagate press conference http://bit.ly/bdw4Ya (RT @TechCrunch)
Hysterical video from CollegeHumor on what Steve really wanted to say in his press conference to address the iPhone 4 and Antennagate… (RT @Techcrunch)
Same Old (Spice): A brilliant marketing campaign can’t boost sales of a sucky product - sales drop 7% http://bit.ly/9w7LnR
NYTimes reports 1st quarterly rev growth since ‘07: Print -6%, Online +21% & now 26% of ad rev http://bit.ly/cEeE3v
.@neisner Well, they aren’t perfect, you know. And other companies have recalls as well. But they do care about you.
Your team should put at least an equal amount of effort in not getting designed out as you do in getting designed in
Classic Giants v Dodgers game 2nite. Bochy gets Mattingly on technicality, forces pitching change. Giants score 3 in 9th to win 7-5!
Dear @flipboard, great excitement of ur app squelched by load issue. Can @SOASTA help?
New USC AD promises: No more cheating http://bit.ly/bz5ykx Thought he’d say “We are not perfect. But all schools have a cheating problem”
Step 1: Get 20 iPod Touches, Step 2: Make this: http://bit.ly/9uzFww
Its beginning to sound like a law firm: Nokia Siemens Motorola… http://bit.ly/cnqnqJ
RIM CEOs say to Steve: Dont drag us under the bus that you ran yourself over with http://bit.ly/agZYNK #antennagate
Awesome: Bengie Molina became the 1st catcher in MLB with a full cycle & grand slam in same game http://ow.ly/2cKPY
Tesloyota (Toyesla?) to build all electric RAV4 http://bit.ly/9GcwuE #tesla #toyota
Here is BYU doing a decent knock off of Mustafa’s Old Spice video to promote its library http://bit.ly/coTU8K
Buzzword bingo: Take ur ‘About Us’ blurb & strip out co. name. Do same for 10 firms in ur universe & see if ppl can tell who’s who
Selling and account management are 2 very different things. Make sure you master both.
Blockbuster in the rear view mirror: Netflix traffic booming as it pivots business to streaming http://bit.ly/drV45N
Six trends in digital to pay attention to http://bit.ly/b2JYoH (via @jowyang)
6 Trends in Digital to Pay Attention To
I liked this presentation from Steve Rubel and David Armano from Edelman Digital on the Six Trends in Digital to be Paying Attention to… They are: Marketing in the age of streams Building a digitally visible business The decade of data: how to DIY and situational awareness Business becomes social The emergence of location Private becomes public View more presentations from...
Despicable Me movie theater snack bar challenge: Dad 0, Velociraptors 2
Clogging a network near you: 4K resolution video on YouTube http://bit.ly/aK2n9G <- a sample of what that looks like
Domo arigato, NASA! NASA plans to land robonaut on moon in 1000 days http://bit.ly/bOY4sZ
Sales 411: Dialing for Directors http://bit.ly/boUFFc
Sales 411: Dialing for Directors
I just recalled a funny experience from my sales days that I thought I would share… Back in the (good ‘ol) days when I was in sales, I was the first salesperson for a company called C-Cube Microsystems (we made MPEG chips, among other things). In the real early days, we were at zero revenues and it was up to me to try and unearth opportunities at companies in computing, consumer...
AT$T publicly throws Alcatel-Lucent under the bus as culprit for slow speeds http://bit.ly/bLN8Mv (via @MobileCrunch)
Enjoyed @andykessler book Grumby on rise & fall of “next Google”. Agree w/ @bfeld ‘s take: http://bit.ly/d4UF66 Congrats Andy!
Vintage 60’s TV spot of the Flintstones… selling cigarettes http://bit.ly/bn8J4U
The early customer tug o’ war: Are u selling em on what u got or are they selling u on what they want? If they win, you win
Getting high on cough syrup: Ex Raiders & LSU star JaMarcus Russell arrested for codeine possession http://bit.ly/9WVAQ8